‘Storytelling in science’ the ESMH Summer School 2023 in a nutshell

‘Storytelling in science’: the ESMH Summer School 2023 in a nutshell

Hosted from 6-10 June at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) Summer School 2023: ‘Storytelling in science’, provided 60 early-career journalists with the opportunity to participate in discussions on science journalism, Europe’s information ecosystem, and how to connect with different audiences. The event also provided the participants with the opportunity to ...

ESMH Summer school 2023 video report

Video report – ESMH Summer School 2023: ‘Storytelling in science’

2023 ESMH Summer School: Storytelling in science Making complex scientific concepts understandable and interesting is no easy task. Yet it is crucial to make science more accessible to the wider public. The 2023 European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) Summer School ‘Storytelling in science’ offered young media professionals a unique opportunity to gain insight into science journalism, ...

ESMH Summer school 2023 Valentine Delattre

Valentine Delattre: “YouTube also enables you to share science with an audience that is normally very difficult to reach.”

Opinion: Interview with Valentine Delattre on the changing landscape of science-communication on YouTube Valentine Delattre is a French science journalist and video creator. She is the creator of the YouTube channel Science de comptoir, where she uses humour to popularise life and earth sciences. She participated in the panel ‘Telling climate stories’, on Friday 9 ...

Tackling antimicrobial resistance from science to policy

Tackling antimicrobial resistance: from science to policy

Antimicrobial resistance, whereby antibiotics are no longer effective against bacteria or other microorganisms, is a growing problem. Every year, 33,000 people in the EU die from infectious diseases that cannot be treated with available medication. The European Parliament's Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) has been discussing ways to fight a phenomenon ...

Handwriting text writing Research Ethics. Conceptual photo interested in the analysis of ethical issues that raised

Peer pressure, social media, mainstream science

Science watcher Dr. Daniele Fanelli, London School of Economics, speaks about “the devil's details” when practicing research integrity. Honesty, responsibility, fairness and accountability are the principles of research integrity. These are the common standards for any responsible job. Why, then, is it so important to emphasise integrity in research and make it a buzz in politics ...

A forum to protect academic freedom in the EU

A forum to protect academic freedom in the EU

On 28 November 2022 the European Parliament President Roberta Metsola has launched the ‘EP Forum for Academic Freedom’ during a high-level conference hosted by the Panel for the future of Science and Technology (STOA). Many academics are working in increasingly hostile environments. This STOA initiative will monitor threats to the independence of researchers, scientists and ...

children, Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept

Science for children: shaping the future by expanding young minds

Children are the future. A future that will depend on their ability to make informed decisions on complex topics. Gaining scientific literacy and critical thinking skills will help secure that future.

Education, artificial, intelligence and business idea concept. Rita Campos interview.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Rita Campos on science communication and children

Interview with Rita Campos, researcher at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra (CES-UC), member of the Observatory for Education Policies and Professional Development, and co-coordinator of the Working Group "Citizen Science and Education" What drove you to get involved in science communication for children? Rita Campos: My personal answer is that ...